# How to determine product weight without scales

Most often approximately we face need of determination of weight of products in preparation time of dishes in kitchen. "Pour 250 ml of water, add 50 ml of milk, 5 g of oil …" All and when you prepare from the new recipe have Really special scales not, it is important to observe precisely proportions not to spoil all dish.

## Instruction

1. In such cases it is possible to learn to determine product weight, measuring its volume. Only tea and table spoons, and a thick glass tumbler will be necessary. Contains in 1 tsp: sugar - 10 g, salt – 10 g, water – 5 g, vinegar – 5 g, any vegetable oil – 3 g, liquid fat – 5 g, milk – 5 g, flour – 3 g, rice – 4 g, semolina – 4 g, ground nuts – 2 g, icing sugar – 3 g, citric acid – 3 g. Contains in 1 tablespoon: sugar – 25 g, salt – 30 g, water – 18 g, vinegar – 15 g, any vegetable oil – 8 g, liquid fat – 20 g, milk – 20 g, flour – 15 g, rice – 20 g, semolina – 20 g, ground nuts – 12 g, icing sugar – 18 g, citric acid – 12 g. Contains in a ganeny glass: sugar – 200 g, salt – 150 g, water – 200 g, vinegar – 200 g, any vegetable oil - 230 g, liquid fat – 245 g, milk – 250 g, flour – 150 g, rice – 210 g, semolina – 200 g, ground nuts – 140 g, icing sugar – 200 g.

2. It is also useful to note that 1 g corresponds: To 25 peas of pepper, 10 pieces of bay leaf, to 18 heads of a carnation. At the beginning you will probably be often verified with above the provided data, but over time you will find out that you know them by heart.

3. One more category of people who constantly should estimate the weight of food "by eye" is losing weight. They require the following information. Contains in 1 tsp: grain oat-flakes – 6 g, buckwheat, millet – 8 g, the milk condensed – 12 g, a desi – 15 g, sour cream – 10 g, cream – 5 g, honey – 20 g, jam – 17 g. Contains in 1 tablespoon: grain oat-flakes – 12 g, buckwheat, millet – 25 g, the milk condensed – 30 g, a desi – 35 g, sour cream – 25 g, cream – 14 g, honey – 50 g, jam – 50 g.

4. For vegetables and fruit which in the majority are noncaloric it is enough to represent the average weight of 1 piece approximately: potatoes – 75-100 g, beet – 100-150 g, carrots – 75-100 g, tomato – 80-100 g, a cucumber – 50-100 g, apple – 100-150 g, banana – 200-250 g, a quince – 150-200 g.

5. Well, and if decided to give themselves ease and have a bite sweeties, it is important not to lose after all the account eaten therefore keep in mind: 1 Maria cookies correspond to 10 g, 1 gingerbread - 30 g, 1 marshmallows double - 42 g, 1 fruit jelly - 20 g.

6. When you buy sweeties in packing with the indication of net weight, determination of weight of one cookies, wafers or candies comes down to simple mathematical calculations. So, if packing of the Vienna wafers weighs 140 g, and in packing 4 wafers, weight of one wafer will make 35 g.

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